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SFGTV2
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am PST
award and the great government consulting as they pick the products to bring a lot of innovation to san francisco. cory? give cory a round of applause. [applause] >> thank you, chris. thank you so much for all of your hard work, chris. none of this could be possible without your efforts. good evening. the good government awards are incredibly important in san francisco. it's a chance for us to honor the tremendous work that happens in the city and also to honor the individuals who are responsible for some of that success. congratulations to all of our honorees. we're very grateful for your work. let's give a hand for them. [applause] the good government awards also support spur's good government work. it is a central part of our mission. our agenda is admittedly ambitious. we analyze every local measure on the san francisco ballot, which until recently was a pretty formidable task. we participate in most of the major issues of city government from pension and payroll tax reform to some of the most important discussions on how we fund a lot of our public services, whether that finding di
FOX Business
Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm EST
of the economy and government spending. here we are, we just went through the fiscal cliff crisis and we have a previous conversation with how we are going to fund the government and the debt ceiling crisis. we are looking at a long set of crisis here and trying to figure out how we will fund the government again beginning at the end of march. the sequester that supposed to go into effect. all of the administration is talking about how can we spend more money. what we saw is that it gave proof that our economy is depending too much on government spending. that our economy is living on borrowed time. also borrowed money. it feels like we have been drinking coffee in order to stay up all night. we know that is not sustainable. it is not sustainable for us to continue to borrow at this rate. we will start to see our economy contract if we don't get things under control. we have to address the fiscal matters anyway to cut spending. otherwise it is going to be even worse. charles: you started to talk about this. it feels like the economy ultimately has a price to pay. >> home ownership levels are
FOX Business
Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
there is two types of government agents in u.s., those who have been hacked by china, and those who don't know they have been hacked this happens roughly a hundred times a day, attacks coming in from china from all sorts of places mostly guangdong province, this is say military effort. charles: michelle. no react, i rarely hear anything from washington in a political realm we hear china manipulating currency but no one talked about this which seems more dangerous? >> it is a same we don't see this obama administration holding countries accountable. when we belief that this is state sponsored, we're not tracking about useless information, we're talking about our country intellectual property our secrets, you know it has a lot to do with the organization itself and the department, you see study after study show a lot of people in i-t believe that majority of people in i-t believe that cyber security improvement believes that the policy that the organization imminents this was a -- implements this is not just fault of department of energy but it is carelessness on their hard. charles: gordon we
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 4:10pm EST
on is they don't come from government. they don't come from a king, parliament, or even a constitution. they are not prescribe bid any human agent. they are rights we have as human beings that are protected by and guaranteed by the constitution but not granted to us by the constitution. people get that wrong sometimes, i think. they say constitution grants me my right to free speech. no, constitution protects your right of free speech. second idea is spontaneous order. if you have taken a political theory class, you might say that individual rights is the normative theory. they say what things ought to be. there is no need to believe in individual rights or anything to recognize the fact in the world of spontaneous order. to most of us, most of the order in the world seems planned. it took a lot of planning to organize this event today. took a lot of planning to organize the c-span network. it takes a lot of planning to build automobiles, create airlines. all of the things we see in the world takes planning. why is there food in the groceries every day? you think that must be planned b
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 12:00am EST
in on that one. >>> plus gdp growth comes to a screeching hot happen. major reason is because government spending plunged 15%. isn't that a good thing? trying to bring you a silver lining. the power panel talks about. >>> they are helping to soften the blow for its employees. maybe something to suggest to your boss tomorrow. the company's ceo joins us exclusively with the details. even when they say it's not, it is always about money melissa: now on to our top story. a big new twist in boeing's battery problems with the dreamliner and the grounding of all of the 787s after the issue was downplayed at the outset saying it was just growing pains. that every new aircraft experiences. now it has come out, that boeing had knowledge of major battery problems even before the incidents of smoke and fire on the planes. our aviation expert, peter goelz, a former ntsb managing director has been following this story with us since the start and he is back now with this latest development. peter, i want to you to put your ntsb hat back on for a second here. if you find out that they knew that they had 10 batte
SFGTV2
Jan 31, 2013 10:00pm PST
in different ways and very creative ways. and i want to say, again, as someone who has worked in government for 23 years, i've been at those departments like dpw and others where we think in one dimension. this is where we clean the streets. this is how often we clean it. this is when we tell the cars to move off. and this is what dpw does and it does it pretty well within that constraint. if you shared that data with companies who are looking at where do people live, how -- what their patterns are, we can get a lot more creative. when we open our data, when we suggest to departments that they can work in collaboration, when we open up and establish within our city contracts that the companies that do service for us do not own the data that they generate from us, that they will have a contractual obligation to share that with the city so that we can mine that to the rest of the city, that's advance of opportunities for everybody. i know at the heart of sharing this data, there is going to be a lot more jobs created, a lot more people out therein venting new ways to establish small businesse
SFGTV2
Feb 3, 2013 7:30am PST
in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets put out by city government are data sets that i think show us in a very positive way. from my perspective, it
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 8:00am EST
the international consumer electronics show in las vegas with a discussion on government's role many technology. then president obama awards this year's recipients of the national medals for science, technology and innovation. and after that we're live as policymakers, health care industry leaders and representatives of government gather for a national health policy conference. >> congress returns today to capitol hill. the house comes in at 2 p.m. eastern to take up a small number of bills under suspension of the rules with votes at 6:30. also this week a debate and vote on a measure to require the president to submit a balanced budget to congress. over in the senate, members also come back at 2 eastern for general speeches. then at about 5:30, a vote on the bill to reauthorize the violence against women act, a domestic violence law that expired in 2011. a final vote on that could happen later this week. members of both parties are attending retreat this week. as a result, the senate will be out on tuesday and wednesday, and the house no legislative business on thursday or friday. live coverag
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
and it is at level now where it was in 2011 which is higher than any year under the last labor government. >> edward miliband. >> mr. speaker, in october the prime minister told me that when it came to the economy, and i quote, the good news will keep coming. after last week's gross figures, it obviously hasn't. what's his excuse this time? >> as the right honorable gentleman knows, g.d.p. in the third quarter of last year went up by .9% and as forecast by the budget of office responsibility it fell in the fourth quarter by 0.3%. only honorable members opposite could cheer that news. but i think the right honorable gentleman should listen to the governor of england who said this, our economy is recovering more slowly than we might wish but are moving in the right direction. the falling unemployment numbers quickly back that up. >> edward miliband. >> an extraordinarily complacent answer from the prime minister. does he understand the scale of his failure on growth? they told us in autumn 2010 that by now the economy would have grown by over 5%. can the prime minister tell us by how much the economy
KCSMMHZ
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
war rages on. john ging says the u.n. will ask governments at upcoming donor conference to raise $1.5 billion in aid. >>> in addition to the 519 million for the four million people we decided as in need in syria, we also have a plan to respond to the refugees which now number over 650,000 in the neighboring countries. and that plan is costing $1 billion. >> ging spoke in new york after a mission to syria. he said the u.n. will make the request for aid after the donor conference in kuwait. he says the civil war has damaged infrastructure such as water, electricity and roads. he noticed people are in desperate need for food and medical supplies. he said relief goods are not reaching people who have fled to northern syria. ging demanded syrian leaders allow u.n. officials to enter the country from turkey. >>> myanmar's leader is on a visit to south korea. they met with the first woman to be elected president of south korea, park. the two female politicians encourage to do what they can for their respective countries. our seoul bureau chief reports. >> reporter: last year, aung san suu
KCSMMHZ
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
to nhk world "newsline". government security analysts in asia say it's noter of if but when. and so they are examining every possible angle ahead of a possible underground nuclear test in north korea. officials in pyongyang say it's coming. south korean officials released what they think is the blueprint for the test site. they found the information in a north korean documentary they obtained. the piece aired on state-run tv in september 2010. they say it shows the blueprint of the tunnel used in the second nuclear test at north korea's test site in 2009. the photo shows the tunnel stretching horizontally from its entrance on the left of the screen. it then goes into a spiral and a nuclear device is believed to be housed at the end. the tunnel appears to have nine gates designed to seal in gas. south korean defense ministry representatives say radioactive material leaked during the north's first nuclear test in 2006, they believe that may have prompted officials in pyongyang to dig be a tunnel shaped like a fish hook for 2009. they suggest north korean authorities will use a similar
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
and welfare need. we are encouraging the government of yemen to set up an executive bureau for national dialogue, and we are also ensuring that pledged funds can find a proper method of being dispersed so they can go to the projects so desperately needed. >> order. questions to the prime minister. >> number one, mr. speaker. >> thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in the cells i shall have further such meetings later today. >> thank you, mr. speaker. is it right that a mother and my contingency may not -- confirmed by his minister, her son serving in her majesty's armed forces -- [inaudible] >> the reforms to housing benefit that we're putting in place, and i'm happy to look at the case of the honorable lady says -- [shouting] >> but they have a very clear principle out of their hard. there are many people who don't have housing benefit, who cannot afford extra bedrooms, and we have to get control of housing benefits. we are now spending as the country 23 billion pounds on housing benefits a
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:00am EST
decisions. >> the government role in technology and policy from this years ces international consumer electronics show. under night at eight o'clock eastern on c-span two. >> british prime minister david cameron was in algeria wednesday for talks concerning the recent hostage situation that left six britons dead and made a surprise visit to libya. he took questions from the british house of commons in his weekly question time session which topics included state of the economy, housing benefits for veterans and a proposed tax increase on beer and alcohol. this is 35 minutes. dispersed so they can go to the projects so desperately needed. >> order. questions to the prime minister. >> number one, mr. speaker. >> thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in the cells i shall have further such meetings later today. >> thank you, mr. speaker. is it right that a mother and my contingency may not -- confirmed by his minister, her son serving in her majesty's armed forces -- [inaudible] >> the reforms t
WHUT
Jan 29, 2013 7:30am EST
the u.n. will ask governments at upcoming donor conference to raise $1.5 billion in aid. >> the 400 million people in need within syria, we also have a plan to respond to the refugees which now number over 650,000 in the neighboring countries. and that plan is costing $1 billion. >> ging spoke in new york after a mission to syria. he said the u.n. will make the request for aid after the donor conference in kuwait. he says the civil war has damaged infrastructure such as water, electricity and roads. he noticed people are in desperate need for food and medical supplies. he said relief goods are not reaching people who have fled to northern syria. ging demanded syrian leaders allow u.n. officials to enter the country from turkey. >>> emergency crews are on the ground in southern kazakhstan following a plane crash. russia's interfax news agency says the aircraft with about 20 people on board came down outside almaty, the country's largest city. the plane was reportedly flying from the north. interfax reports there were blizzards around the almaty airport and visibility was poor. they s
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
.com/booktv. now on booktv, john allison argues that government incentives and regulation caused the 2008 claps and says that to improve the economy, we need to opt pure free-market policies. it is about 50 minutes. [applause] >> thank you. it is a pleasure to be here. i would like to congratulate heritage on the success that they have had. we did it. this is a pattern we have going forward and the purpose is to talk about my book, which is "the financial crisis and the free market cure." people ask me my i wrote the book. the basic answer is i thought it would be interesting to have somebody who knew what he was talking about write about thinking. because if you look to the academics to some degree, they don't know what they are talking about. [laughter] i think it's very important to undo a myth. these myths become destructive. the method they created is that it was caused by the deregulation on wall street. welcome to the simple fact is that this was not deregulated. we have the privacy act and we were mis-regulated, not deregulated. i have been working with wall street for 40 years and it'
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
the word invest it means more government spending. he is not stopping trying to raise taxes and when he is talking about closing loopholes and deductions, that's something we all were talking about on the right, conservatives, republicans, as part of tax reform but that was in lieu of raising raising the top rate. he said i raised the top rate and now i want to close loopholes and deductions. so this is all ways of trying to get at the top rate. but remember, that's not where the real money is. it's with the middle class and he is coming to raise taxes on you. >> loopholes could be the mortgage interest deduction. that would generate a lot of money. >> yes. special lie the middle class. >> live it there. thanks for joining us. >> if you a ask harry reid, americans don't believe in spending cuts. >> the american people are on our side. the american people don't believe in this austere things. >> my next guest says harry has it wrong and has the polls to prove it. says mounting debt is major concern for most americans. tell us about it, sir. the polls would say that harry has it all wrong
LINKTV
Jan 30, 2013 5:30am PST
of the money does go through the syrian government. that is an issue that causes some concern to some donors. earlier, i spoke to the us ambassador, robert ford. he said that was a concern for the united states and they would keep asking the un for transparency on exactly how that money was part -- how it got to those who need it. >> they are only putting band- aids on the problem, rather than treating the actual cause. any chance there can be any diplomatic movement, given the large number of countries, given that some of the allies of the syrian regime are there? >> all the speeches are about the humanitarian situation and the pledges. you can see people milling around. this is just outside where they are having a banquet, the official lunch underway right now. i suspect around those tables, when you have those high-level figures, including the president of lebanon, one of the neighboring countries, king abdullah of jordan, people of that level, representatives of many countries involved -- i think there will be talks about the political impasse at the un , particularly those very strong c
WHUT
Feb 5, 2013 7:30am EST
>>> welcome to nhk world "newsline." japanese government officials say cruise on a chinese navy frigget trained their weapons radar on a japan self-defense destroyer. they say it happened in the island they both claim. first time they confirm china has done this to an sdf ship. gonodera just spoke about it. >> translator: using this so-called radar, weapons radar, is an extraordinary act. the japanese government believes that the situation could have gotten extremely dangerous. >> >> he says they laj aid protest with chi noose ministry. he revealed it happened on january 30th in international waters. he says the vessels were about three kilometers apart. he says defense ministry analysts are investigating a separate incident from earlier in january. they suspect a chinese navy frigget trained its weapons on a self-defense helicopter. japan and china have wenlocked in a dispute over the senkaku islands. china and taiwan claim the territory. the japanese government nationalized the islands last september. chinese surveillance ships have been navigating in and around or out of japa
SFGTV2
Feb 1, 2013 2:00pm PST
city government the best 21st century city government that we have in the entire world. so, thank you for being here, and it is my pleasure to introduce our mayor's budget director kate howard who in addition to helping to balance multi-billion dollar budgets every year, she will tell you about our plans around our chief data officer. thank you so much for being here. (applause) >> good morning, everyone. i'm kate howard. i'm the mayor's budget director. i'm here to just to talk briefly about the really exciting opportunity that i think is going to be coming up in the city, which is announcement of our new chief data officer. some people may think that the budget office is mostly being countered, but really our office is focused on how do we make government more efficient, how do we make it more effective, and how do we use information to make better decisions. and i think that's why the mayor has asked that the chief data officer sit in my office. so that they have access to financial information as well as a team of people who are already inclined to work on analytical problems. so,
KCSMMHZ
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
on a japanese destroyer on international waters. welcome to nhk world "newsline." japanese government officials have launched a protest with chinese authorities over a potentially dangerous incident at sea. they say crews on a frigate locked their weapons radar on a japan self-defense force destroyer. they say it happened in the east china sea near islands both countries claim. >> translator: using this kind of radar, known as weapons radar, is an extremely unusual act. the japanese government believes that the situation could have become extremely dangerous. >> the defense minister revealed the incident happened on the morning on january 30th. the vessels were about three kilometers apart. he also says government analysts are investigating a separate incident from earlier in january. they suspect a chinese navy frigate locked its weapons radar on a self-defense force helicopter. japan and china have been locked in a dispute over the senkaku islands. the territory is in a area potentially rich in natural resources. japan controls the islands, china and taiwan claim them. the japanese government
WHUT
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
, the credit rating agencies may have to pay the piper. the u. s. government says it will sue -- u.s. government says it will sue standard & poor's for taking on high-risk reddit ratings -- four it's high-risk -- for its high-risk credit ratings in 2007. it is midday in london, 6:0 zero in dhaka, and 5:30 -- 6:00 in dhkaka. the horrific rape in december has been reported about on " gmt." it led to a great deal of soul- searching about how this nation of more than one billion people treats women. at this specially convened, fast-track court, the first of the prosecution's witnesses. he is understood to be the victim's male friend, with her when she was attacked. over the weekend, president pragmatically signed -- president prem at mukherjee -- pranab mukherjee signed a new law. i realize there are lots of reporting restrictions. what do we actually know about the events in court today? >> as you mentioned, only one witness took the stand. he was the key prosecution witness, the male friend of the young woman who was gang raped and then murdered last december. he was brought here in
Current
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
. that is fascinating. they sent out tweets saying sos if anyone knows anyone in military or police or government please send help. january 28th, egypt but no such help was sent for over three hours. in fact, they were eventually rescued by protesters. isn't that interesting? people that are unknown assailants go in, fire in the air, loot the hotel. as they do that en masse protesters come in and help the tourists in the hotel, help the people in the hotel to get them to safety. so, in fact, here is a news report on that saying, anti-government demonstrators secured the besieged hotel and helped hotel guests flee until they were safely in taxis to the airport, as the police and army failed to come to their aid. the protesters also helped the security forces in arresting 12 people who were attempting to loot the downtown cairo hotel. now, that's really relevant because obvious times you'll hear the morsi government say the protesterrers are causing trouble and violence. but in reality here they were stopping the violence and helping when authorities wouldn't. now one final sense of forboding and doom her
WHUT
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
researcher jacob appelbaum who lost a federal appeals court ruling that the government could subpoena his twitter and e-mail information without a warrant as part of its probe into wikileaks. the boy scouts of america prepared to vote on whether to lift its ban on gay members. >> the question always comes down to, can case raise quick -- raise kids? most people really do not have an answer. i raise my hand and say, i was raised by gay couple and i'm doing pretty well. i started 99% on the act, i own and operate my own business, i am an eagle scout. i believe i would make you very proud. >> we will speak with eagle scouts zach wahls. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration's legal rationale for assassinating u.s. citizens without charge has been revealed for the first time. a secret justice department document obtained by nbc news says the administration can target citizens who are "senior operational leaders of al qaeda or an associated force" even if there is no intelligence indicating
FOX Business
Feb 3, 2013 2:00am EST
. it is it a explosion in government subsidies to blame. i am dave asbin. welcome to forbes on fox. we'll go in focus with rick and john and elizabeth and steve; steve, are government subsidies a bad thing? >> absolutely, dave. it turned a catapult of college in an albatross. tuition is four times therate of inflation balse of subsidies and making killeds indentured -- kids indentured services. it is horrible. >> they come out of college with huge debts and can't get a job with a college degree. >> there is it a lot of things to be concerned about. i have to tell you, i find the question profoundly troubling. it leads to one answer. that is to say if you don't have money in the country, you shouldn't b able to go to college. how do you go to college if you don't have money? subsidies make money available for deserving killeds to go -- kids to go to school. >> if you can't get a job and end up with 20 or 30 or 40 thousand or more is it worth it? >> that is the same question that human resources departments are asked. do we want more experience in the workplace or blue-chip pen that is overpriced. this
LINKTV
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
germany using fake i.d. the u.s. government has advised americans to stay away from diplomatic offices in turkey. egypt's interior ministry vowed to investigate the beating of a protestor on saturday that caused outrage after caught on camera and broadcast live but assurances from the government have done nothing to quell anger. erica wood has more. >> cairo's tahrir square and aftermath of friday's angry demonstrations here and outside of the presidential palace. but it's a security force's actions to stop the protests which have shocked egyptians. a 23-year-old was killed and caught on live television, a man stripped naked, beaten by security forces before bundled into a van. >> i can't bear seeing something like that. how can someone drag someone on the ground like that? this man is a protestors like us. this is unfair. we are in egypt. this should not be happening, enough! too much blood! >> this scene was shameful and degrading. not only was this man stripped naked but all egyptian men and youth were. >> the interior ministry has condemned the actions of the police force and says
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 3:00pm EST
. you going to bet on the game? watch out your government may watch out your government may >> john: your poker game may be illegal, but government likes to ban things like ticket scalping. >> we've got to get resellers out of the process soit some people want to ban mixed martial arts. school cheerleading is more dangerous than mma. >> john: how is the ban on performance-enhancing drugs working out? with so much money in sports, should college stars be paid? >> no. no. >> definitely not. >> john: let's ask a team owner. what if government ran sports? >> no team would be good. big sports, big business, that's our show tonight. and now, john stossel. >> john: sun zillions of with yoyouwill make a belt on the sur bowl. if you're a baltimore fan, your team is expected to lose. how can you make a bet that's fair to you? by taking the point spreads which at the moment is about three and a half points. that means san francisco could win and you could still win your bet on baltimore. this makes betting more interesting and makes watching the gamewi more fun. fine. except where does that po
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
companies, we could get into some of the property issues, intellectual property issues and government procurement issues. government is not a very efficient procurement technology. i wrote the last cybersecurity law that goes to congress called fisma federal information security act and i was a chief author that so i was a prolific legislator in those areas. rochkind across party lines. >> host: . >> host: speaking of the government procurement process, does it work currently especially when it comes to technology? >> the problem of government procurement, will give an example combat put an addition on my house about a year ago and i didn't have to worry about advertising it. i didn't have to worry about small business set asides or minority set-asides and didn't have to worry about protests and i got it done efficiently and it works pretty quickly. didn't have to worry about the buy america acts. all these bells bells and whistles that try to basically look at other government policies as a procurement part of that instead of just looking at getting the cheapest goods for the cheapes
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm EST
the cavuto show. >> super bowl weekend. you going to bet on the game? watch out your government may punish you, even your poker game may be illegal, but government likes to ban things like ticket scalping. >> we have to get the resellers out of the process. >> some people want to ban missioned martial arts. >> high school cheerleading is more dangerous than mmo . >> and how about that ban on drugs, with so much money in sports should college stars be paid? >> no. >> let's ask, what if government ran sports. >>. john: sunday you will make a bet on the super bowl but the trouble is it your a baltimore fan your team is expected to lose a had to make a bet that is fair? pilot get the point* spread which is about 2.5 points points, as san francisco could bid you could win your bet that makes it more interesting and makes the game more fun but where does the point* spread come from? bookies, a professional but takers. that is illegal in most of america yet they are ever wear and billions will be bet, most illegally. isn't it time to legalize gambling? >> should betting on sports be allowed? >> n
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
. he said government officials are investigating whether someone from inside passed along information. some analysts suggest the attack was timed to coincide with a visit by senior company officials. militants said they attacked the plant to retaliate for the french intervention in neighboring mali. french voices landed in the former colony earlier this month to help government voices fight islamic rebels. now they've taken control of an airport in timbuktu. they destroyed muslim graves there. they said worshipping idols goes against their beliefs. the french and malian military are trying to, in his words, eradicate the terrorists. >>> police officers in brazil have arrested four people in connection with a fire at a nightclub. at least 230 people died on sunday, and hundreds were injured. police are interviewing the club's owners and members of a band. the musicians set off fireworks during their stage show. investigators believe the sparks set fire to the ceiling. the band members said fire extinguishers didn't work. police are still trying to find out why so many people were trapp
PBS
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm PST
. >> the israeli government has not issued any statement, but national papers are full of the news. u.s. officials say the raid targeted a weapons convoy headed for members of hezbollah, an ally of the syrian president. but the syrian government denied the existence of the vehicles, saying the israeli planes bombed a research center near damascus. russia says the facts are not yet clear but adds that any air strike would be completely unacceptable. >> we are analyzing the information as we receive it. if the allegations are confirmed, then it is our position this is a serious breach of the united nations charter. this would be an unacceptable action against a sovereign government. >> the syrian media say two people were killed when israeli jets bombed the research center near damascus and five more injured. israel has not commented on the allegations, but the israeli government had warned syria this week that it would not accept any syrian weapons falling into the hands of hezbollah. israelis are concerned about the possibility of a chemical weapons attack. people have been stockpiling gas masks f
PBS
Feb 3, 2013 6:30pm PST
economy. >> it was a definite sense that justice backed off. >> did the government fail? >> a number of people told us that you didn't make this a top priority. >> well, i'm sorry that they think that because i made it an incredibly top priority. >> that's lanny breuer, the assistant attorney general in charge of the criminal division at the justice department. a week after the frontline report, he stepped down and is now expected to return to private corporate practice, one more government appointee spinning through the lucrative revolving door between washington and wall street. that door could be a big reason why government treats the banks with kid gloves. a man who once worked for citigroup, jack lew, the president's chief of staff, has been picked to be the new treasury secretary. and mary jo white, the newly named head of the securities and exchange commission, is a chief litigator at a top law firm representing big investment banks like morgan stanley. with all this happening, it's time to talk with journalist matt taibbi. you've seen him on our broadcast before. a contributi
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